Nathan Brew is welcomed straight back into the team following his recovery from a groin operation and starts on the wing replacing Richard Fussell who moves to the replacements bench. Kevin Morgan replaces Aled Thomas after recovering from his ankle injury while Hal Luscombe and Jon Bryant maintain their impressive centre partnership from the Munster match last weekend.
In the forwards Rhys Thomas comes in for Gethin Robinson who moves to the bench while in the back row Michael Owen comes in for the injured Richard Bryan and will captain the side.
Kevin Morgan, Gareth Chapman, Hal Luscombe, Jon Bryant, Nathan Brew, Ceri Sweeney, Gareth Cooper, Adam Black, Steve Jones, Rhys Thomas, Ian Gough, Luke Charteris, Rhys Oakley, Jamie Ringer, Michael Owen (c).
David Maddocks, Gethin Robinson, Peter Sidoli, Andrew Hall, Richard Fussell, Craig Warlow, Gareth Baber